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La novela de R.J. Palacio, seudónimo de la escritora estadounidense de origen colombiano Raquel Jaramillo, ha servido de inspiración para muchos adolescentes españoles que sufren acoso escolar a causa de algun defecto físico en el rostro.

Written by Raquel Jaramillo, daughter of Colombian inmigrants, Wonder returns to be topical thanks to the premiere of the film with the same name. The novel serves as an inspiration for young people affected by facial alterations who suffer bullying at school.

Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick

The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.

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